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Baby’s On The Way

Aileen had a midwife appointment this afternoon and after much humming and hawing, the midwife decided to send Aileen to the hospital for a consult with the O.B. The O.B., after much similar humming and hawing, thought it would be best to induce Aileen tonight and get that baby out. There are no serious medical concerns, but they just thought this was the best course of action since, at 38.5 weeks, the baby is considered full term and, in the words of the doctor, “at this point all we’d be waiting for is for something to go wrong.” So, they are going to get the I.V.’s running in just a few minutes and hopefully we’ll have a baby soon.

I have just scooted home to call family members, to make sure the kids are taken care of, and to grab Aileen’s suitcase. I’ll be heading back momentarily. So your prayers are appreciated tonight and I look forward to bringing you good news sometime tomorrow!

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